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Tech stocks teeter as US Treasury bond yields rise
Tech stocks

Tech stocks teeter as US Treasury bond yields rise

The realisation that central banks are about to tighten their monetary policies caused a sell-off in the tech-heavy Nasdaq stock index and the biggest…
14 Jan 2022
Three solid assets to buy for a low interest-rate world
Share tips

Three solid assets to buy for a low interest-rate world

Professional investor Luke Hyde-Smith of the Waverton Real Assets Fund, highlights three alternative investments to diversify your portfolio.
14 Jan 2022
The long-awaited return of value stocks
Investment strategy

The long-awaited return of value stocks

For a few years we’ve been wondering when the gulf in valuation between “growth” stocks and “value” stocks will close. It might finally be happening, …
14 Jan 2022
Collecting lego: the profits to be had in plastic bricks
Alternative investments

Collecting lego: the profits to be had in plastic bricks

Lego can be a good investment – if you buy the right sets. Chris Carter reports
14 Jan 2022
Temple Bar’s Ian Lance and Nick Purves: the essence of value investing
Investment strategy

Temple Bar’s Ian Lance and Nick Purves: the essence of value investing

Ian Lance and Nick Purves of the Temple Bar investment trust explain the essence of “value investing” – buying something for less than its intrinsic v…
14 Jan 2022
Travel: five holiday hotspots for 2022
Travel and holidays

Travel: five holiday hotspots for 2022

From a camp for big-game spotting in Africa to a fashionable new opening in Capri, Jasper Spires picks five of the hottest holiday destinations for 20…
14 Jan 2022
US inflation is at its highest since 1982. Why aren’t markets panicking?
Inflation

US inflation is at its highest since 1982. Why aren’t markets panicking?

US inflation is at 7% – the last time it was this high interest rates were at 14%. But instead of panicking, markets just shrugged. John Stepek explai…
13 Jan 2022
The best vaccine-makers’ stocks to buy now
Biotech stocks

The best vaccine-makers’ stocks to buy now

The rapid development of Covid-19 vaccines has already saved many lives and made huge profits for a few pharmaceutical firms. Investors should keep an…
13 Jan 2022
Bitcoin’s new year is off to a bad start – what does the rest of 2022 hold?
Bitcoin & crypto

Bitcoin’s new year is off to a bad start – what does the rest of 2022 hold?

Bitcoin has had its worst-ever start to a year. But it remains the “future of money”, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he looks at what might come next for …
12 Jan 2022
Too embarrassed to ask: what is a deficit?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what is a deficit?

When we talk about government spending and the public finances, we often hear the word ‘deficit’ being used. But what is a deficit, and why does it ma…
11 Jan 2022
The booming jobs market points to inflation lasting for longer
Economy

The booming jobs market points to inflation lasting for longer

It’s a good time to be looking for a job, with plenty of vacancies and wages rising. But higher wagers are driving inflation up – and it’s not just a …
11 Jan 2022
The best low cost index funds for 2022
Funds

The best low cost index funds for 2022

Index funds are an easy, low-cost way for investors to invest in a sector or asset class. Saloni Sardana picks six of the best low-cost index funds to…
11 Jan 2022
Use a balance-transfer credit card to clear your debts
Credit cards

Use a balance-transfer credit card to clear your debts

Don’t pay interest on your post-Christmas debt – get a balance-transfer credit card instead. Ruth Jackson-Kirby looks at what's on offer.
11 Jan 2022
What can the “January barometer” tell us about 2022 stockmarket prospects?
Investment strategy

What can the “January barometer” tell us about 2022 stockmarket prospects?

How the stockmarket performs in the first month of the year can often have a bearing on its performance for the remainder. Max King looks at what it’s…
10 Jan 2022
Three biotech stocks to buy now
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Three biotech stocks to buy now

Professional investors Ailsa Craig and Marek Poszepczynski of the International Biotechnology Trust pick three of their favourite biotech stocks to bu…
10 Jan 2022
Buy a range of bargain investment trusts with this one fund
Investment trusts

Buy a range of bargain investment trusts with this one fund

The Miton Global Opportunities Trust seeks out overlooked investment-trust gems, saving you the work.
9 Jan 2022
AIB selloff: a tempting morsel for British banks
Bank stocks

AIB selloff: a tempting morsel for British banks

The Irish government is selling off its stakes in rescued banks. That’s an opportunity for the brave, says Matthew Lynn.
9 Jan 2022
The charts that matter: markets start the year with a crash
Global Economy

The charts that matter: markets start the year with a crash

As markets start 2022 with a big selloff, here’s what happened to the charts that matter most to the global economy.
8 Jan 2022
How China is cornering the market for electric-car batteries
Industrial metals

How China is cornering the market for electric-car batteries

The West is sleepwalking into a situation where it has traded its old reliance on Middle East oil for dependence on key metals controlled by China. Th…
8 Jan 2022
Hu Xijin: the silencing of China’s troll king
People

Hu Xijin: the silencing of China’s troll king

Hu Xijin had been described as the only man in China who could speak his mind – not least because his mind was as one with the ruling party – and what…
8 Jan 2022
Which investment trusts performed the best in 2021?
Investment trusts

Which investment trusts performed the best in 2021?

Shivani Khandekar runs through the top ten investment trusts of 2021 – and the worst performing trusts – and looks ahead to 2022.
7 Jan 2022
Cryptocurrency roundup: bitcoin crashes to lowest in three months
Bitcoin & crypto

Cryptocurrency roundup: bitcoin crashes to lowest in three months

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies joined in the wider market crash this week. Saloni Sardana explains what's going on, and looks at the rest of the stories…
7 Jan 2022
The MoneyWeek Podcast: happy new year! Are we in for a year of misery?
Investments

The MoneyWeek Podcast: happy new year! Are we in for a year of misery?

Merryn and John ring in 2022 with the first podcast of the new year, discussing energy prices, house prices and interest rates, plus the definition of…
7 Jan 2022
What does 2022 hold for UK house prices?
House prices

What does 2022 hold for UK house prices?

UK house prices are rising at their fastest rate since the financial crash of 2008. John Stepek looks at where they might go in the coming year.
7 Jan 2022